50 days in France & New York City Itinerary

50 days in France & New York City Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 11 nights
3
Versailles, France
— 4 nights
4
Caen, France
— 1 night
5
Saint-Malo, France
— 3 nights
6
Brest, France
— 3 nights
7
Goulien, France
— 1 day
8
Ergue-Gaberic, France
— 2 nights
9
Concarneau, France
— 3 nights
10
Nantes, France
— 3 nights
11
Carcassonne, France
— 3 nights
12
Perpignan, France
— 2 nights
13
Port-Vendres, France
— 1 night
14
Colmar, France
— 2 nights
15
Amboise, France
— 3 nights


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4
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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through The High Line, take a stroll through Times Square, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Auckland to New York City. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in June: highs in New York City hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Paris takes 12 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
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Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Fondation Claude Monet in Giverny (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles, don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, and explore the striking landscape of L'Orangerie.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Versailles online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Caen.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Fondation Claude Monet
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
L'Orangerie ©
L'Orangerie
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

1
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Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Falaises d'Etretat.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Caen trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Versailles to Caen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Versailles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Caen, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Caen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Falaises d'Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

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Saint-Malo, France

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel) and Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at GR 34, don't miss a visit to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Malo tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Caen to Saint-Malo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Brest on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Mont Saint-Michel, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Plage du Sillon ©
Plage du Sillon
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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Brest, France

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Oceanopolis. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc de la Penfeld, get your game on at The Roof, take an in-depth tour of Musee national de la Marine, and pause for some photo ops at Fanny de Laninon et Jean Quemeneur.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brest road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Brest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Brest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Goulien.

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Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis
Fanny de Laninon et Jean Quemeneur ©
Fanny de Laninon et Jean Quemeneur

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Goulien, France

Goulien
Goulien is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.PopulationInhabitants of Goulien are called in French Goulienois. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Goulien online travel planner.

You can drive from Brest to Goulien in 1.5 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Ergue-Gaberic.

Things to do in Goulien

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Ergue-Gaberic, France

Ergue-Gaberic ©
Ergué-Gabéric is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. On the 23rd (Thu), get outside with Bonobo Parc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Carnac stones.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ergue-Gaberic trip planner.

Traveling by car from Goulien to Ergue-Gaberic takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Concarneau.

Things to do in Ergue-Gaberic

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bonobo Parc, Carnac stones
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Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones

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Concarneau, France

Concarneau ©
Concarneau is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. Take a break from Concarneau with a short trip to Port De St Goustan in Auray, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ville Close de Concarneau, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin de la Retraite, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Keriolet, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Cornouaille.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Concarneau trip planner.

Concarneau is very close to Ergue-Gaberic. In July, daily temperatures in Concarneau can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Nantes.

Things to do in Concarneau

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Port De St Goustan, L' Aven Parc, Le Jardin de la Retraite
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Ville Close de Concarneau ©
Ville Close de Concarneau
L' Aven Parc ©
L' Aven Parc
Plage de Cornouaille ©
Plage de Cornouaille

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Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
When in Nantes, make a side trip to see Puy du Fou in Les Epesses, approximately Les Epesses away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Les Machines de L'ile, partake in some friendly competition at Sisters Mysteres, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Concarneau to Nantes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Concarneau in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nantes: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Nantes

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Puy du Fou
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Puy du Fou ©
Puy du Fou
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Sisters Mysteres ©
Sisters Mysteres

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Go for a jaunt from Carcassonne to Eze to see La cité médiévale about 4h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, Head underground at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine, ponder the design of Fountain of Neptune, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire.

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Getting from Nantes to Carcassonne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nantes in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Carcassonne, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Perpignan.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

La cité médiévale
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Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine ©
Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Lac de la Cavayere ©
Lac de la Cavayere

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Perpignan, France

Perpignan ©
Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the sights as you ascend with Deversud, get great views at Castillet, contemplate the long history of Cathedrale St-Jean, thendon't miss a visit to Cloitre-Cimetiere Saint-Jean, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Perpignan trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Carcassonne to Perpignan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Port-Vendres.

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Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Deversud ©
Deversud
Room Escape Games
Cathedrale St-Jean ©
Cathedrale St-Jean

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Port-Vendres, France

Port-Vendres is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.A typical Mediterranean fishing port, situated near the Spanish border on the Côte Vermeille in south west France, Port-Vendres is renowned for its numerous fish and sea food restaurants.HistoryPort-Vendres has been in existence since Iron Age times, when it was used as a harbour connected with the Iberian settlement of Illiberis (modern Elne). Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): do a tasting at Domaine Claire Mayol, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then head outdoors with Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port-Vendres day trip tool.

Port-Vendres is just a stone's throw from Perpignan. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll travel to Colmar.

Things to do in Port-Vendres

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Sentier Sous-Marin de Cerbere-Banyuls ©
Domaine Claire Mayol ©
Domaine Claire Mayol

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Musée d'Unterlinden, thenmake a trip to Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at Musee du Jouet. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Statue of Liberty, visit Little Venice, thenadmire the striking features of Maison Schongauer, and finally admire the striking features of Maison Pfister.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Colmar online tour planner.

Drive from Port-Vendres to Colmar in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port-Vendres in August: high temperatures in Colmar hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Amboise.

Things to do in Colmar

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Musée d'Unterlinden ©
Musée d'Unterlinden
Musee du Jouet ©
Musee du Jouet
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Amboise, France

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 9th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Eglise Saint-Florentin, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, thenget engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and finally do a tasting at Plou Et Fils. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amboise trip builder.

Getting from Colmar to Amboise by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amboise

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Balloon Rides

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